Caring for a cow

Peter Baldwin of Amissville in Rappahannock County brushes his cow at the 2019 Culpeper-Madison-Rappahannock Farm Show, held each summer at Culpeper Agricultural Enterprises.

In Virginia, feeder cattle uneven, ranging 6.00 lower to 12.00 higher. Slaughter cows steady to 5.00 higher. Wheat .06 higher. Corn mostly .06 lower, new crop mostly .02 lower. Soybeans mostly .02 higher, new crop mostly .01 higher.

State Graded Feeder Steers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 128.00-146.00, average 139.89

500-600 lbs 127.00-146.25, average 141.69

600-700 lbs 130.00-135.00, average 133.26

700-800 lbs 117.00-133.00, average 125.46

State Graded Feeder Heifers, Medium and Large 1

400-500 lbs 116.00-130.00, average 126.85

500-600 lbs 113.50-125.75, average 122.32

600-700 lbs 100.00-135.00, average 124.72

700-800 lbs 97.00-113.50, average 105.32

Slaughter Cows

Boning, 800-1200 lbs, 40.00-67.50, average 53.53

Breakers, 1200-1600 lbs, 51.00-65.00, average 59.64

Wheat

Eastern Shore 4.50-4.55; Middle Peninsula 4.50; Norfolk 4.70-4.85; Roanoke 5.50; Wakefield 4.35-5.00

Corn

Eastern Shore 4.54, new crop 4.23-4.33; Harrisonburg 4.80-5.55, new crop 5.13-5.23; Middle Peninsula 4.29, new crop 4.28; Norfolk 4.49, new crop 4.23-4.43; Hopewell-Petersburg 4.39, new crop 4.43; Wakefield 4.33-4.63, new crop 4.22-4.63

Soybeans

Eastern Shore 8.13-8.23, new crop 8.40-8.65; Harrisonburg 7.70-8.20; Hopewell-Petersburg 8.53-8.68, new crop 8.65-8.70; Middle Peninsula 8.43, new crop 8.55; Norfolk 8.73, new crop 8.70-8.75; Wakefield 8.23-8.68, new crop 8.25-8.65

Livestock prices per hundredweight; grain prices per bushel.